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Sports and Wellness

Sports and Wellness Track (click to view PDF)
Sports and Wellness Option Student Handbook (click to view PDF)

Students who are interested in pursuing a career in sports and wellness, are encouraged to complete course work in applied musculo-skeletal anatomy, exercise physiology (KRS 353 and 354), and nutrition in exercise and sport (FSHN 480). This track prepares students for careers at health clubs, fitness centers, and spas.

Students interested in the Food Science option may contact the CTAHR Academic Advising Office, at ctahradv@hawaii.edu, and are encouraged to refer to the Sports and Wellness Option Student Handbook for more information about this option.

Career Opportunities

CAREER ENVIRONMENT RESPONSIBILITIES
Wellness and Health Educator, Corporate and Workplace Educator
  • Schools/Universities
  • Hospitals
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Government
  • Doctor's Offices
  • Private Practice/Business
  • Gyms
  • Teach/Promote Behaviors on Wellness
  • Develop/Implement Strategies to Improve Health of Individuals and Communities
  • Conduct and Interpret Data Collection on Populations/Communities
Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Fitness Companies/Gyms
  • Schools/Universities
  • Self-Employed
  • Create, Use, and Monitor Programs for Sports Programs
  • Teach and/or Assist in Student-Athlete Rehabilitation
  • Weight Room/Strength Facilities Maintenance
Group Exercise Instructor, Specialty Instructor
  • Fitness Companies/Gyms
  • Self-Employed
  • Recreation Centers/Parks
  • Lead a Group of Individuals Through a Variety of Exercises Specific to a Fitness Activity Such as Yoga, Pilates, Cycling, Dance, and More
Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Companies/Gyms
  • Self-Employed
  • Discuss Client's Primary Goals
  • Observe and Assess Client's Performance
  • Give Advice/Suggestions for Client and Lifestyle Changes to help Achieve Client's Goal

There's So Much More Out There!

U.S. MILITARY
TEACHER/PROFESSOR
SPORTS TEAM
SUMMER CAMPS
CHEF/COOKING SCHOOLS
CONSUMER ADVOCATE
INFORMATION SPECIALIOST
WEIGHT LOSS SPECIALIST
NUTRITION JOURNALIST/WRITER
WELLNESS CENTERS
DAY CARE CENTERS
YMCA/HEALTH CLUBS
SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR
WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC) PROGRAM
SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)
ATHLETIC COUNSELOR
PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAMS
PEACH CORPS
ATHLETIC CLUBS
CONSULTING FIRMS
PUBLISHERS
MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS
NURSING HOMES

Start Your Job Search Here!

http://www.hawaiijobsondemand.com/

http://www.hirenethawaii.com/vosnet/Default.aspx

http://www.hawaiijobengine.com/

http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii.default.cfm

www.nutritionjobs.com

www.nutrition.org/jobs/

www.usajobs.gov/

Want to learn more about the FSHN major?

All academic inquiries for FSHN will be handled by the CTAHR Academic Advising Office

 

The advisors are located on the first floor of Gilmore Hall, appointments are required to meet with them. To make an appointment, please visit https://ctahradv.youcanbook.me/.

 

Prior to your academic advising appointment, please review the FSHN program information here: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degrees/undergrad/FSHN.html. We have student handbooks for all of our academic degree options in FSHN. Please read the handbook for the degree option you wish to pursue PRIOR to attending your advising appointment.

 

For all academic advising questions, please contact the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) professional advisors at: ctahradv@hawaii.edu.

 

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The FSHN Council is the student club for the FSHN program